World Glaucoma Week – Chat Highlights March 4, 2015

World Glaucoma Week

Chat Highlights – March 4, 2015 Guest Speaker – Dr. Jillia Bird

Lorraine Miller – Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

 

Moderator:  Our guest speaker for tonight is Dr. Jillia Bird, current President of the World Glaucoma Patient Association.  Dr. Bird is an optometrist from Antigua.   Welcome back, Dr. Bird, to our chat!

P:   When is World Glaucoma Week this year?

Dr. Bird:   World Glaucoma Week (WGW) starts this Sunday, March 8thand runs through Saturday, March 14th.

P:   What is the theme of the ...

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Repeating Incisional Glaucoma Surgery – Chat Highlights – August 6, 2014

Repeating Incisional Glaucoma Surgery

Chat Highlights – August 6, 2014 Guest Speaker – Dr. Robert Barnes

Lorraine Miller – Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

 

Moderator:  We are privileged to have a glaucoma specialist, Dr. Robert Barnes, with us from Chicago, Illinois. He is a Professor at Loyola University, Chicago with offices in the suburbs of Aurora and Glen Ellyn. We would like to welcome you, Dr. Barnes, to our moderated chat this evening and look forward to the knowledge you have to share.  Our topic tonight ...

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Blood Flow and Glaucoma, Chat Highlights – June 4, 2014

Blood Flow and Glaucoma
Chat Highlights – June 4, 2014
Guest Speaker – Dr.  Anand Mantravadi
Lorraine Miller – Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

Moderator:  Welcome, Dr. Mantravadi.  Thank you for joining us for our chat tonight on “Blood Flow and Glaucoma.”  Your expertise is always appreciated!

P:   Good evening, Doctor.  Would you please explain systemic blood flow and optic nerve head blood flow?

Dr. Mantravadi:     Perfusion pressure of the eye is the difference between blood pressure (BP) and intraocular pressure (IOP). It is ...

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Glaucoma Awareness – January 8, 2014

Glaucoma Awareness

Chat Highlights – January 8, 2014
Guest Speaker – Dr. Jillia Bird
Lorraine Miller – Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

 

Moderator:   Welcome to this evening’s chat on “Glaucoma Awareness” with our guest expert, Dr. Jillia Bird!  Dr. Bird is the current President of the World Glaucoma Patient Association.

P:   Dr. Bird, would you tell us a bit about yourself and your role in the glaucoma community?

Dr. Bird:  I am from Antigua. I am an optometrist who studied in New York and ...

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Glaucoma Chat Room Schedule

Thank you to all the volunteers and chatters, past and present. The monthly Chat with the doctors will no longer be occurring effective July 1st. The doctors are very committed and will be continuing to write articles for our bi-annual Searchlight newsletter. To receive new editions of Searchlight on Glaucoma to be delivered to you via US Postal Service or by email, or to unsubscribe from future mailings simply fill out the form in this link (http://willsglaucoma.org/searchlight-on-glaucoma) or contact ...

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